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District guardian minister Aditi Tatkare said a committee will be formed to probe the incident. (HT Photo by Pratham Gokhale)

11 killed in Maharashtra building collapse; FIR against developer, 4 others

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manish K Pathak
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 07:27 PM IST
Maharashtra minister for urban development Eknath Shinde, who visited the building site, said, orders have been issued to police to act against all those responsible for the incident.
Rescue workers search for survivors in the debris after a five-storey building collapsed in Raigad district of Maharashtra.(REUTERS)
Rescue workers search for survivors in the debris after a five-storey building collapsed in Raigad district of Maharashtra.(REUTERS)

Raigad building collapse: 2 dead, 16 still feared trapped

Hindustan Times, Mahad (Raigad) | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 10:53 AM IST
Three teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel along with district authorities are sifting through the rubble for the missing people.
The Union government, on August 5, declared the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary as an eco-sensitive zone.(PTI (Representative image))
The Union government, on August 5, declared the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary as an eco-sensitive zone.(PTI (Representative image))

Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary declared as eco-sensitive zone

Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 04:51 PM IST
According to Madhav Gadgil, prominent ecologist, the notification will ensure that no construction activity will take place in the wildlife surrounding and will help in maintaining the natural biosphere and ecosystem of the area intact.
The bench also said that the HC in the past granted had permissions for other similar projects owing to larger public importance.(HT file photo)
The bench also said that the HC in the past granted had permissions for other similar projects owing to larger public importance.(HT file photo)

Bombay HC allows JSW Dharamtar Port to expand existing conveyor system

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 11:32 AM IST
A two-member HC bench, comprising Justices KK Tated and Abhay Ahuja, last Friday allowed the company to construct additional conveyor belts while taking into account that no mangrove plantation is required to be cut for the infrastructure upgrade and the company has taken all necessary permissions and clearances from the authorities concerned for its expansion drive.
CM Uddhav Thackeray, his son and environment minister Aaditya meet officials in Alibag to review damage caused by the cyclone.(HT)
CM Uddhav Thackeray, his son and environment minister Aaditya meet officials in Alibag to review damage caused by the cyclone.(HT)

CM Uddhav Thackeray visits cyclone-hit Raigad, announces 100 crore for immediate relief work

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman and Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:45 AM IST
Eight of the 15 tehsils in Raigad district, which was the worst hit by the cyclone on Wednesday, are still without electricity and telephone connectivity
Mumbai: An earthmover carries a boat as fishermen prepare at Badhwar Park in Colaba ahead of the Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai(PTI)
Mumbai: An earthmover carries a boat as fishermen prepare at Badhwar Park in Colaba ahead of the Cyclone Nisarga, in Mumbai(PTI)

Cyclone Nisarga: Coastal states try to evacuate people in time of Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra Gangan and Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 01:12 AM IST
The severe cyclonic storm with an expected wind speed ranging from 100-110 kmph (gusting to 120 kmph) is likely to make landfall near Alibag in Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon according to a forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
Seven NCP MLAs and many other senior leaders have joined either the BJP or Shiv Sena in the last few months.(HT PHOTO.)
Seven NCP MLAs and many other senior leaders have joined either the BJP or Shiv Sena in the last few months.(HT PHOTO.)

NCP suffers another setback as 2 MLAs gear up to join Shiv Sena

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 03:22 PM IST
Former state working president and minister Bhaskar Jadhav will be the latest to join the Sena. Jadhav declared that he will join the Sena on September 13.
Raigad, India - Oct. 11, 2014: Avdhoot Anil Tatkare, NCP candidate in Shrivardhan constituency in India, on Saturday, October 11, 2014. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Raigad, India - Oct. 11, 2014: Avdhoot Anil Tatkare, NCP candidate in Shrivardhan constituency in India, on Saturday, October 11, 2014. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Another NCP Maharashtra MLA Avdhut Tatkare resigns

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 02:20 AM IST
In another jolt to the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), its MLA Avdhut Tatkare resigned from his position on Thursday.
Shama was arrested last Thursday after parents of a 10-year-old girl, one of his victims, lodged a police complaint.(Representative image)
Shama was arrested last Thursday after parents of a 10-year-old girl, one of his victims, lodged a police complaint.(Representative image)

Tempo driver held for molesting six minor schoolgirls around Ghatkopar

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 11:38 PM IST
The 10-year-old, on whose complaint Shama was finally arrested, told the police that while she was returning home from her dance class on August 13, the accused met her and offered her chocolates. He then allegedly took her to a deserted place and touched her inappropriately.
A landslide near Raigad district, a major train tragedy averted in Mumbai.(HT photo)
A landslide near Raigad district, a major train tragedy averted in Mumbai.(HT photo)

Alert railway staff spot landslide, stop Rajdhani Express in time

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 11:41 AM IST
More than 700 passengers were stranded for 11 hours in the Rajdhani Express, which was on its way to Goa from New Delhi., a major train tragedy averted.
Till the evening on Saturday, the Konkan region had received 121.8mm rain.(HT Photo)
Till the evening on Saturday, the Konkan region had received 121.8mm rain.(HT Photo)

Mumbai-Goa highway shut after landslide

Mumbai | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 06:21 AM IST
Meanwhile, the downpour since Friday night led to flood-like situation in many districts of Konkan region on Saturday with several rivers overflowing.
A motorist avoids going into the underpass near Kopar Khairane railway station on Saturday.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
A motorist avoids going into the underpass near Kopar Khairane railway station on Saturday.(Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

During monsoon, Navi Mumbai civic body imposes 10% water cut

Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2019 12:21 AM IST
The water cut is a precautionary measure because of the rain shortfall expected this year
Yeoor forest department officials seized the leopard skin and booked five people in the case.(HT Photo)
Yeoor forest department officials seized the leopard skin and booked five people in the case.(HT Photo)

Skin of adult leopard seized in Yeoor; 5 arrested for poaching

Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 02:08 PM IST
The accused had allegedly bought the skin from a person in Roha, Raigad
Of the 591 ports in Maharashtra, 20 in Raigad district alone have been categorised as “sensitive” by the Indian Navy. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times)
Of the 591 ports in Maharashtra, 20 in Raigad district alone have been categorised as “sensitive” by the Indian Navy. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times)

20 ports in Raigad categorised as sensitive by Navy: Devendra Fadnavis

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 08:44 AM IST
The information was given by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in a written reply to a question asked by the NCP’s Aniket Tatkare about coastal security and an inspection conducted by the Navy recently
Panvel railway station in Navi Mumbai.(HT Photo)
Panvel railway station in Navi Mumbai.(HT Photo)

Konkan Railways to reduce train speed during heavy rainfall

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 07:15 AM IST
This means outstation trains on Mumbai-Goa or other routes on the KR network will run at 40 kmph during heavy rainfall.
Authorities continue demolition of PNB scam accused Nirav Modi’s bungalow in Alibag, Raigad district.(ANI)
Authorities continue demolition of PNB scam accused Nirav Modi’s bungalow in Alibag, Raigad district.(ANI)

Nirav Modi’s seaside bungalow demolished using explosives

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 03:55 PM IST
Official records show the 33,000 square feet stone-and-marble bungalow opposite the Kihim beach is situated on a 70,000 sq ft area, with a driveway, high metal fencing and a huge security gate.
The Raigad police said the explosive had potential to kill and injure those around it.(HT)
The Raigad police said the explosive had potential to kill and injure those around it.(HT)

Bomb found in ST bus in Raigad near Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 12:24 AM IST
The Raigad police said the explosive had potential to kill and injure those around it.
The demolition order was passed following rebuke from the Bombay high court for failing to initiate action against the illegal structures.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
The demolition order was passed following rebuke from the Bombay high court for failing to initiate action against the illegal structures.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Costly fittings inside Nirav Modi bungalow slow down razing

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 03:31 PM IST
Ongoing demolition work at Nirav Modi’s posh bungalow in Maharashtra’s Raigad district has been stopped since January 27, two days after the razing process started, as authorities wanted to remove the valuable fittings inside safely to ensure that they recover the maximum cost from the property.
According to the GRP, the number of robberies and thefts increased from 2017 to 2018.(Hindustan Times)
According to the GRP, the number of robberies and thefts increased from 2017 to 2018.(Hindustan Times)

Railways seeks 2,000 more home guards as crimes increase on Mumbai trains

Hindustan Times | By Megha Sood, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 06:49 PM IST
After 2018 sees twice as many robberies than 2017, officials look to add to 800 existing personnel to help RPF, GRP
NCP leaders at Raigad, where the party kicked off its preparations for the 2019 polls.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
NCP leaders at Raigad, where the party kicked off its preparations for the 2019 polls.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)

Sena chief Uddhav met Maharasthra CM Fadnavis secretly in Mumbai hotel 2 days ago, says NCP

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Malik, Raigad
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 10:14 AM IST
While the Sena called the NCP comments “immature,” the BJP refused to comment.
In a major e-way accident four people, including three from Pune, died while five others suffered injuries after a truck loaded with cement bags fell on three other cars.(HT/PHOTO)
In a major e-way accident four people, including three from Pune, died while five others suffered injuries after a truck loaded with cement bags fell on three other cars.(HT/PHOTO)

E-way tragedy: 3 Puneites among 4 dead as truck falls on three cars

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Pranab Jyoti Bhuyan
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2019 03:21 PM IST
The accident took place near the Adoshi tunnel near Khalapur in Raigad district around 11.30 am. The impact of the accident was such that one of cars went off its lane and fell into a 40 feet gorge along the highway
(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

9,050 mangrove trees razed in Uran in 2018 for government projects

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 09:40 PM IST
In what may be one of the major cases of mangrove destruction in Maharashtra, 9,050 mangrove trees across 10 hectares have been destroyed in Raigad district this year
Actress Debolina Bhattacharya was grilled for several hours by police in Ghatkopar three days after the missing Udani’s body was recovered in the forests of adjoining Raigad district.(Facebook)
Actress Debolina Bhattacharya was grilled for several hours by police in Ghatkopar three days after the missing Udani’s body was recovered in the forests of adjoining Raigad district.(Facebook)

‘Saath Nibhana Sathiya’ actress Debolina detained over Mumbai diamond trader’s murder; politician arrested

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Actress Debolina Bhattacharya was grilled for several hours by police in Ghatkopar three days after the missing Udani’s body was recovered in the forests of adjoining Raigad district.
The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court Thursday that it had demolished fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi’s illegal bungalow built along the beach at Alibaug.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court Thursday that it had demolished fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi’s illegal bungalow built along the beach at Alibaug.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Nirav Modi’s illegal bungalow in Alibaug razed

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 03:27 PM IST
Government counsel advocate P B Kakade also told a bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice M S Karnik that it had served demolition notices to another 58 private properties in the area constructed in violation of the state’s rules and coastal zone norms.
Mangrove cover in Ratnagiri saw a 25% rise from 2017.(HT FILE)
Mangrove cover in Ratnagiri saw a 25% rise from 2017.(HT FILE)

Mangrove cover rises 30% in Konkan, falls by 4% in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2018 12:57 AM IST
Says study by Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture; Mangrove cell points to successful awareness campaigns; activists have mixed views
Nagindas Khandwala College started a programme to work with students at a Raigad school(HT Photo)
Nagindas Khandwala College started a programme to work with students at a Raigad school(HT Photo)

Power to the pupil: Mumbai colleges aim to empower children through outreach

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 08:11 AM IST
Colleges plan outreach activities to educate young students and communities
The DRI seized 253kg of ketamine and 12kg of methamphetamine.(HT)
The DRI seized 253kg of ketamine and 12kg of methamphetamine.(HT)

DRI busts international drug racket in Maharashtra, 3 held with contraband worth 40 crore

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2018 12:42 AM IST
Arrested accused include an MBA graduate. The network uses well-educated people
Rescuers work at the site of an accident in Raigad district in Maharashtra on July 28.(AP Photo)
Rescuers work at the site of an accident in Raigad district in Maharashtra on July 28.(AP Photo)

Raigad bus accident: 30 bodies retrieved from over 500-feet-deep gorge

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 03:14 PM IST
A private bus carrying 34 employees of the Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth on a picnic had fallen into a deep gorge on Saturday. Only one person miraculously survived the accident.
The employees of Dr Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Vidyapeeth who were on the ill-fated bus that fell off a mountain road in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.(HT Photo)
The employees of Dr Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Vidyapeeth who were on the ill-fated bus that fell off a mountain road in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.(HT Photo)

33 killed as bus carrying tourists falls into gorge in Raigad in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai | By Shalaka Shinde, Shrinivas Deshpande and Prachi Bari
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 11:05 PM IST
The bus was carrying 34 people from Dr Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, an agricultural university at Dapoli in Ratnagiri district, on a picnic to Mahabaleshawar.
Morbe dam in Navi Mumbai(HT Photo)
Morbe dam in Navi Mumbai(HT Photo)

Morbe dam fills up, no water cut in Navi Mumbai this year too

Hindustan Times | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2018 11:49 PM IST
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